Best of the Upper Midwest: 10 Fun Destinations for the Whole Family

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador Zelphia Peterson. Follow her on Instagram @z_claire29. If you were born and raised in the midwest, you’ve heard the saying “Midwest is Best.” Which, by the way, is completely true. We may not have the glitz and glamour of New York or LA, but we’ve got down-home roots, a laid back …

6 Tips for Surviving Air Travel with Kids

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador, mother of middle schoolers, and founder of parenting blog Tech Savvy Mama, Leticia Barr. Follow her on Instagram @techsavvymama. Our 5 month old daughter’s first night away from our Washington, D.C. home wasn’t at her grandparents’ house in California or road tripping to see her other grandparents in the next state over. …

Waimea Canyon, Kauai

Summer is Here. It’s Time to Hit the Road!

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador and computer tech specialist Gwen Stephens. Follow her on Instagram @gwenstephens08.  All photos are from Gwen’s many travels. If you’re a type A personality, move on now — this isn’t your kind of road trip. If you like to take life as it comes (or at least try to), read on for some tips …

Plan Your Next Vacation: Top 5 Places to Visit in Ireland

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador Amber Smith. Follow her on Instagram @amber_smith14 and find more fun blog posts from her at Camp Nine Ten. All photos are from Amber from her trip to Ireland. The Republic of Ireland is home to some of the friendliest people you will ever meet. I first visited Ireland on in 2013 on …

How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip

You know that summer is just around the corner because you’re starting to get that annual itch. You know, the desire to spend as much time outdoors and going on adventures instead of being stuck inside at your job or in classes. As a reward for making it through the week, why not get your best friends together or significant …

Never Check a Bag Again: 5 Tips for Traveling With Only a Carry-On

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador and travel writer, Alicia Underlee Nelson. Follow her on Instagram @prairiestylefile and check out her blog for more travel tips at prairiestylefile.com. Fees for checked bags keep going up and schlepping loads of luggage through crowded airports is such a pain! Here are 5 ways lighten your load and pack your carry-on bags …